Daily Archives : December 7, 2014

Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

This year’s flu vaccine may not be as effective against the most common form of the virus making the rounds this season.

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Oxygen

Supplemental Oxygen Delivery to Suspected Stroke Patients

Supplemental oxygen delivery to suspected stroke patients in pre hospital and emergency department settings Background: Recent data suggests that high-flow oxygen started promptly after stroke symptom onset salvages ischemic brain tissue. We investigated the  consistency of oxygen delivery to suspected…

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Opioids

Harms of Prescription Opioid Use in the U.S.

Harms of prescription opioid use in the United States Background: Consumption levels of prescription opioids (POs) have increased substantially worldwide, particularly the United States. An emerging  perspective implicates increasing consumption levels of POs as the primary system level driving factor…

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Aspirin

Risks of Taking Aspirin for Women Under 65

Is aspirin the wonder drug for everyone? A new study of healthy women finds the risks of taking low-dose aspirin may outweigh its value in preventing heart disease and cancer.

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